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Erie Community Foundation!

Your generous grant will allow us to purchase an HVAC system for our new building located at 1020 Holland St! Thank you for all that you do for us and the community!

New Artistic Director

Lesley Bories-Scalise

Mrs. Bories-Scalise served in various roles at the Lake Erie Ballet from years 2003-2008 including ballet instructor, Executive Director, and Artistic Director, during which time she choreographed an extensive repertoire of ballets and contemporary works including the full-length production of The Nutcracker.

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Welcome to Lake Erie Ballet

Join us for the 58th Annual Nutcracker

The Lake Erie Ballet is delighted to once again be collaborating with the Erie Philharmonic on this timeless classic. Come and see this holiday favorite on Saturday, December 17th or Sunday, December 18th.

Meet our new Artistic Director

Mrs. (Lesley) Bories-Scalise began her dance training in Flint, Michigan under the direction of Gayla Zukevich. At age 12 she was invited, under full scholarship, to attend the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto, Ontario and continued studying at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Interlochen Arts Academy and North Carolina School of the Arts. She was also one of only six dancers chosen from across the U.S. to attend a summer intensive with Suzanne Farrell and Paul Mejia in New York.

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